Mineral Cleansing Shampoo

Released by Lubrizol

September 4, 2013

Phase A
Deionized water
Versene NA (Dow Cemical) (Disodium EDTA)
Carbopol Aqua SF-2 (Lubrizol) Polymer (Acrylates crosspolymer-4) (32% TS)
Sulfochem EA-2 (Lubrizol) (2 Mole) Surfactant (Ammonium laureth sulfate (26% active)
Sodium hydroxide (18% solution)
Chembetaine CAD Surfactant (Lubrizol)(Cocamidopropyl betaine (35 %TS)

Phase B
Frescolat ML (Symrise) (Menthyl lactate)
Citrus Spa Fragrance #RX3672 (Takasago) (Fragrance)
Chemonic LI-6875 Surfactant (Lubrizol) (PEG-80 glyceryl cocoate)
Sulfochem CS-BZ Surfactant (Lubrizol) (Sodium coco-sulfate (24% active))
Euxyl K 712 (schülke & mayr) (Sodium benzoate (and) potassium sorbate)
Citric acid (10% solution)
CG4500 Polymer (Lubrizol) (Acrylic acid/acrylamidomethyl propane sulfonic acid copolymer (45% TS))
Inducos 14/8 (Induchem) (Polyethylene)
Liquibead 10 PC Green D4 (Buntech-Tecnologica) (Bento nite (and) corn starch (and) agar (and) pigment green 7)

Phase A: In a suitable mixing vessel add disodium EDTA to deionized water with mixing. Mix until dissolved. Add Carbopol Aqua SF-2 polymer to batch with gentle mixing. Add Sulfochem EA-2 (2 mole) surfactant with gentle mixing. Mix until uniform. Neutralize batch to pH 6.4 - 6.7 with sodium hydroxide (18%). Mix until uniform Add Chembetaine CAD surfactant with gentle mixing. Phase B: In a separate vessel premix ingredients 7-9. Mix until uniform. Add ingredients 10-11 to phase B one at a time with gentle mixing. Mix until uniform. Add phase B to phase A with gentle mixing. Mix until uniform. Add citric acid (10%) to batch to reduce pH to 5.0. Add ingredients 13-15 to batch in order, one at a time with mixing. Mix until uniform.

Appearance—Clear liquid with suspended beads; pH—5.0-5.3; Viscosity (mPa·s) (Brookfield RV Viscometer spindle #4 @ 20 rpm, 25°C @ 24 hours)—10,000-12,000; Yield Value (dyn/cm²)—280-300; Turbidity (NTU) (HF Scientific, Inc. Micro 100 Turbidimeter)—20-40; Stability—Passed 2 month @ 45°C (ongoing) & 50°C, Passed 5 freeze/thaw cycles; Carbopol Aqua SF-2 Polymer (%TS)—2.5; Surfactant (% TS/Actives)—12.7.

More Information
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